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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 02 March 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to west 30 early Wednesday morning.

Flurries this evening.

Temperatures near plus 1.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 02 March 2021
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Wednesday and to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind westerly 20 knots.
Saturday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4801N 6117W
to 4801N 6258W to 4915N 6100W to 5003N 5814W to Newfoundland near
4833N 5912W. Sea ice southwest then north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 8:00 PM AST 02 March 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Warnings (Ended)

Freezing spray warning ended


Issued 8:00 PM AST 02 March 2021

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 2 March 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 965 mb located northeast of Anticosti
By 3:30 a.m. AST Wednesday low 970 mb located over southwestern

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 976 mb located over eastern
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 973 mb located over southern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM AST 2 March 2021 A low pressure system just northeast of Anticosti Island this evening
will track east tonight to lie over Eastern Newfoundland by Wednesday
morning. This low will merge with a second low over Southern Labrador
by Wednesday evening. Gale to storm force northwesterlies are
expected southwest of these lows. Winds are expected to gradually
diminish through the day Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait,
Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou and Anticosti - western half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining maritime waters.
Freezing spray warnings are also in effect for all ice-free waters.

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